David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Internal Medicine
2021 Battlecreek Drive Unit B
Fort Collins, CO 80528 Get Directions
970.224.9568

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I am committed to making sure that you are cared for by a doctor who truly knows you and who will be readily available to you.
Whether you are generally healthy or dealing with chronic medical conditions, I am committed to taking care of you in a personalized and timely manner. 
If you are dealing with chronic health concerns, we will carefully and proactively fine tune your treatment, with the goal of minimizing hospitalizations and emergency room visits and maximizing your quality of life.
I have the time to fully understand my patients' healthcare needs and concerns so together we can create and achieve personal wellness goals.
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Dr. Abbey's Credentials

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Residency:
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
1984-1987
Chief Medical Resident 1987

Internship:
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
1984-1987

Medical School:
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
Doctorate of Medicine 1984

Postgraduate:
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, NE
Master of Science, Microbiology 1980

Undergraduate:
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, Magna Cum Laude 1978

American Board of Internal Medicine
Poudre Valley Hospital
President Colorado Society of Internal Medicine 1994-1996
Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award for Medical Student teaching, University of Colorado, Department of Medicine 1993
Fellow, American College of Physicians 1991
Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Fort Collins Family Practice Residency 1989
Outstanding Ability and Achievement Award, Santa Barbara Internal Medicine Residency Program 1987
Poudre Valley Hospital
- Past-chair Medical Quality Assurance Committee
- Past-chair Pharmacy committee
- Past-chair Department of Medicine
Clinical Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Outpatient Serrvices Medical Director, University of Colorado
Past Chief of Medicine, Poudre Valley Hospital
Past Chair, Colorado component of the multistate study group for anticoagulant management of veinous thromboembolism (associated with CFMC and Kerr L. white Institute, Emery university)Past Co-Chair, Colorado Primary care Coalition
Past Co-Medical Director, Senior Care, Mountain Crest Psychiatric Hospital
Past Board Member, Centennial Area Health Education Center, University of Colorado Health Science Program to advance rural health care
from Joel March 31, 2017 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Dr Abbey is, by far, the best family physician my wife and I have ever had. He has always been outstanding in his thorough and caring treatment of us. We were lucky to have found him, but it was not altogether due to luck. We asked some friends who are physicians, who they would choose for their own family physicians. Dr Abbey was on the short list of every one we asked.

from Betsey in WY March 27, 2017 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

My husband and I both feel very lucky to have found Dr Abbey! We feel like saying Thank you everyday! He is an excellent Dr. that truly cares about his patients. His office staff is also superior.
I can not imagine what we would do without him.
Thank you Dr. Abbey! You are a very special Doctor and person!
Betsey and George

from Bonnie in CO March 28, 2017 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

I have known David since I gave him cookies as a kid out my back door. He is both a friend and my doctor. He carries on the Abbey tradition that began with his father. I am blessed to be included in his client list.

from Beverly in CO March 27, 2017 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Always available and he takes time with me

from Edward in ID February 6, 2015 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Dr. Abbey and his staff provide a comfortable atmosphere for patients that lowers the patient's stress level when health issues rear their ugly head. Dr. Abbey also has unmatched record at being Spot On when rare medical conditions arise. This talent of his builds patient's confidence in his pronouncements.

from Lynn in CO February 25, 2014 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

I appreciate being able to reach Dr. Abbey quickly even on a weekend and being able to get in to see him most times on the same day. He had taken time to counsel me with some difficult medical issues which face me and our family. His advice and that of his wonderful staff is most valuable.

from Rene' in CO February 23, 2014 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Dear Dr. Abbey,

Happy National Doctors day! I cant think of any doctor (besides my daughter of course) that is more deserving of recognition on this very special day. It is difficult to find words meaningful enough to express my gratitude for what you have done for me; however, Ill give it a try.

Simply stated you are the most talented, kindest, most patient and sincere physician… See more

from Mary (Janie) in CO February 22, 2014 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

Dr. Abbey shared my health status in a way that empowered me to be more in control of my choices. He acknowledges the barriers to better health but does not enable excuse making. I am exercising more and have lost weight in the last year. I am confident that my health questions will be addressed quickly and with evidence based answers. The office staff is professional, kind, and organized… See more

from Donald in CO February 22, 2014 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

We appreciate Dr. Abbey's quick response whenever we need his counsel. He and his staff are always available with pleasant and helpful advice and service. The quality of his referrals is the best. We are very happy with Dr. Abbey and the care we receive.

from Elizabeth (Betty) Shaw in CO February 17, 2014 for David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

I like Dr. Abbey. I am very comfortable with him. His manner is friendly and caring. I like being able to contact him at anytime. He never seems too busy to give me his total attention. I thank him for being the person he is and for being my doctor.

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year
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